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Leland & Daphne Boone
is backordered. We will ship it separately when it becomes available.
Rosella & Loubert Soseeah
Troy Sice's antler Bear is full of character and stands either giving directions or doing his best disco move. The burnished detailing on the tail, ears and a super-cute nose give this creature a delightful personality. The expressive pen shell eyes and inlaid necklace, of 22k gold, lapis, malachite and coral, brings this bear to life. The collectable carving measures about 2 1/2" tall, 2" wide by 1" deep.
Pete Gasper, Jr.
Pete Gasper Jr.'s artistic legacy is a colorful one. He is from the greater Teddy Weahkee (d) family of amazing Zuni artists. His parents are noted carvers Dinah Gasper and Peter Gasper Sr. (d), while his grandmother was Edna Leki (d). His siblings are carvers Debra Gasper and Elroy Gasper (d).
Pete continues to bring about wonderful fetishes. His latest offering in this truly gorgeous watermelon serpentine Bear. The vertical striations are lovely as seen within this well-polished creature. Turquoise inlaid eyes and a gold lip shell point offering bundle complete this approximate 2 1/2" long, 7/8" wide and 1 1/8" tall work.
Charles Martinez, Jr.
This necklace is a show stopper! Charles Martinez, Jr. carved a beautiful Bear from the spiral of a melon shell, a very large type of sea snail. On the shell he overlaid an alternating heartline of red coral. A wonderful Dragonfly friend is incised on the bear. This bear pendant is about 2 1/2" from nose to tail and 1 1/4" long, with a red coral eye. Above the bear are several other carvings, all of them carry their own unique personality. Highest on the necklace are two Beavers, one is carved of luscious mother of pearl shell, the other of Picasso marble. There are two Eagles, again one is mother of pearl shell but the other is a rich green serpentine. There is a Frog of Picasso marble and a Badger of red coral. Just above the bear pendant are two graceful birds of mother of pearl shell. Each animal has inlaid eyes of black jet or bright turquoise and range in size from 3/4" to 1 1/2" long. With a secure threaded clasp this necklace is 23" long. Signed by the artist.
Ed Wayne Aragon, Kewa (Santo Domingo)
Claudia Peina's large and jubilant antler Bear dances at about 8 1/2" tall, 7" wide and 1 1/2" deep. This kind bear has inlaid eyes of pen shell, plus a smiling mouth, paws and claws of jet. A premium necklace of inlaid turquoise, red coral and jet is worn. Its nose and tail are burnt out for super lovely detail as well. This lighthearted bear sculpture will be a great part of your celebratory season. It can be positioned on either paw. Extra shipping charges may apply.
Salvador Romero, Cochiti
With all the accoutrement necessary, Troy Sice's Warrior Bear is the embodiment of strength and action.
Masterfully carved from antler, this incredible Bear with lapis eyes, holds an abalone shield that's inlaid with red coral. It also hosts an inlaid pen shell and black lip shell bear paw print surrounded by two arrows set with red coral. Two exquisite antler feathers with burnt out tips are secured with silver to this fabulous shield. A long sterling silver spear is held high in the other raised paw. Each paw is inlaid with jet claws. A single carved shell feather decorates this bear's head.
This courageous bear also wears an extraordinary blanket with nice folds, that's inlaid with a pueblo-inspired design and Dragonfly friends. Troy used amazing materials like variscite, lapis, lapis paste, turquoise, gold lip shell, red coral, orange spiny oyster shell, black lip shell, abalone, pipestone paste, pen shell, cuprite and jet paste to adorn this bear's special blanket. A cross element of crushed lapis paste is finished off with a glowing 24K gold inlay, which is magnificent.
A museum-quality carving, this outstanding bear stands at about 5" tall, 1 3/4" wide and 1 1/2" deep. Extra shipping charges may apply.
Ernie Mackel III
A lovely grouping of hand-carved Kingman turquoise animals are strung on this double-strand of incredible amber, orange spiny oyster shell and turquoise beads. This fetish necklace represents the Six-Directions that Zuni Pueblo people recognize. They assign a color and animal to each.
The directional animals are Wolf that measures about 1 3/4", Mountain Lion about 2", an Eagle at about 1 3/8", a Badger about 2" long, a Mole that's about 1 1/2", and a Bear coming in at about 1 3/4". The animal's have inlaid eyes of jet, and each one has conveys a unique personality. The overall length of this extraordinary necklace by Ernie Mackel III, is about 30".
Robert Michael Weahkee
Denise Eustace, Cochiti-Zuni
This gorgeous and colorful necklace, from Rick Quam, features 8 lovely stabilized Kingman turquoise Bears with jet inlaid eyes. Interspersed between the bears are beads of spiny oyster shell, coral, turquoise, plus brown and white shell. The colors are soft and muted perfectly complementing the turquoise bears, which each measure about 1" square. The overall necklace length is about 25" long, with a sterling silver hook closure with sterling silver adjustable chain.